The University of Nairobi will mark international day against alcohol, drug abuse and illicit trafficking on June 23rd 2017.

The event will be held at the chancellor’s court starting

The event will be graced by gospel sensation Mercy Masika among others. Please plan to attend as there are many exciting activities planned for you

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The postal corporation of Kenya has started a letter writing competition dubbed ‘a letter to the president’


The topic of the letter is ‘what I would like you to do to empower Youths in

Our Country …


Competition period

Target group: Colleges and Universities


The competition will run from February 2017 to June 30 2017 in all the 47 counties.


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Prof. Robert Rukwaro who was unopposed retained his position as the dean of the School of The Built Environment.

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BRAIN initiative: targeted BRAIN circuits projects – targetedBCP (R01)
NIH: National Institutes of Health, US
- This supports research projects that use innovative,
methodologically-integrated approaches to understand how circuit activity
gives rise to mental experience and behaviour. Application budgets are not
limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. The
maximum project period is five years.
- Maximum award: Not known
- Closing date: 08 Mar 17

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We are pleased to inform you that we have been nominated to receive an
award for "the Most Preferred Training Institution" during this year's
Mombasa Business Awards.
The voting is open to the public and we urge you to vote for the
University of Nairobi on

Receiving this award will raise our profile and enable us to continue
maintaining the market preference for our students.


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The student counselor Dr. Ngigi G.N held a training session on soft skills for students at ADD According to, the phrase ‘soft skills’ is often used to describe the skills which characterise relationships with other people, or which are about how you approach life and work.

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All students that will not have registered on SMIS by 30th June 2016 will
be denied access to University facilities.

You are also reminded to pay fees promptly and only to the bank accounts

<> UON CESSP Collection Account: 2032771362 at Barclays Bank Plaza Branch

<> UON CESSP US$ Dollar Account: 2032770625 at Barclays Bank Plaza Branch

*NOTE: UNES Collection Account IS NOT operational

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from left, Dr. Jane K, Dr. Karanja Mwangi(chairman DURP), Prof. J. M Munyoki and Tartisio Kinyanki (Snr. admin SoBE)


Dr. Jane and Prof. J. M Munyoki who represented The senate students’ security and safety committee

were on a tour of the ADD building.

The senate students’ security and safety committee was formed to oversee and advice on matters pertaining to student security and safety.

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The School of the Built Environment has advertised the following programesfor the May intake.








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The School of The Built Environment today held an award to recognize class representatives from its various departments. The event which was graced by the college principle, dean and various chairs of departments was meant to recognize the good work the class representatives were doing by awarding them with certificates.

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Needy students are invited to apply for undergraduate scholarships 
by the Chinese Ambassador. 
Applicants should meet the following criteria;


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The annual general meeting for the University of Nairobi Alumni Association will be held on Saturday, 24th, October, 2015 at the Chancellor’s Court starting 10:00 A.M.

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Newly appointed acting Principal of CAE,  Prof. Peter M. Ngau (l) with Register, Mr. C.K Njuguna(r) during the meeting.

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The 8th East Africa Regional Exhibition and Workshop is scheduled to take
place from 4th to 9th September 2017.
The Theme for this year’s conference will be:
“Vulnerable cities: Settlements, linkages and order”.

UON, Maincampus
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ICT Centre will activate a Captive Portal Authentication System by July 1,
2017.A captive portal is a web page which is displayed to newly connected users
before they are granted broader access network resources.


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The department hosted Makerere University Business School, Department of Finance. They  had organised a Real Estate study tour for both third and second year students on 29th August -2nd September, 2016.  Click the gallery for pictures of the tour.

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Winfred Mwangi, Phd (Land Administration) Nrb, MISK

University Of Nairobi, Kenya

 The department of real estate and construction management recently got a new chairperson Dr. Winnie Mwangi - Nyika. How well do you know her?  The following is a short summary of Dr. Winnie in her own words.

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The African Real Estate Society (AfRES) has a tradition of holding Women in Surveying Breakfast meetings during its annual conferences.


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Tatu City, the mixed-use, mixed-income satellite city development on 2,500 acres near Nairobi, is offering practical experience to postgraduate candidates from the University of Nairobi’s Department of Real Estate & Construction Management (RECM).


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students at the site where leaking oil has been found on the river bed.

Students from the department of Real Estate and construction management joined other students in a visit to the Thange river oil spill for a cleanup exercise. The invitation for the trip which was sent by Kenya Pipeline Company offered the students with a firsthand experience in industrial waste management.

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Dr. Munyua Mwaura conducted the Urban Planning Studio field work as their Studio Master

Kibwezi West Sub-County
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The Centre for Urban Research and Innovations (CURI), held a two-day training of County managers, planners and urban professionals on GIS and Remote Sensing. This training was part of the Centre’s core objective of Capacity Building and Continuous Profession Development (CPD).

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Urban and Regional Planning students held their sports day on 12th April 2017.  The event was organised by Planning Students Association (PLASA). More in Pictures

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Dr. M. Mbathi, Dr. M. Ngayu and Ms Mildred Ambani were their Studio Masters.

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The University of Nairobi Library will be holding its 2nd annual Academic

Integrity Day on 28- 29th June 2017. The event will be held in the College

Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) and Jomo Kenyatta Memorial



The aim of the event is to encourage ethical behavior and promote academic



During the two days, participants will be sensitized on the following;


   University of Nairobi Plagiarism Policy

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The Partnership for Health Research Training in Kenya (P-HERT) is a grant
awarded to the University of Nairobi to develop and implement a Research
Capacity Building Program at the University to support Junior Faculty gain
in-depth research skills and expertise in the fields of HIV/AIDS, Mental
Health and Maternal Newborn & Child Health.

The program is offering a  Grant Writing  training workshop to be held
from 3-7 July 2017 at the Paediatric Training and Clinical Centre, College

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